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From Congressman to CEO: Kickstarting Ohio's Economy
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Friday, November 16, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

From Congressman to CEO: Kickstarting Ohio's Economy

Serving Ohio’s 12th District since 2000, former Representative Pat Tiberi officially announced his resignation from Congress in October 2017. However, he isn’t stepping away from promoting policy—Tiberi is now leading the Ohio Business Roundtable as President and CEO. The Ohio Business...

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World
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Friday, October 26, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

It can be argued we're living in an era that celebrates and elevates wealthy philanthropists. Dozens of the world's billionaires, including Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren Buffet, and Mark Zuckerberg, have signed The Giving Pledge, promising to give away at...

Jobs for All? Disruption and the Future of Work
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Friday, October 05, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Jobs for All? Disruption and the Future of Work

In 2017. nearly two million new jobs were created and the unemployment rate fell to a 17-year low of 4.1 percent. However, those numbers don't tell the whole story - and jobs and job creation remain a leading concern for...

EconomiCLE: Building a Stronger Regional Economy
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Friday, August 24, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

EconomiCLE: Building a Stronger Regional Economy

The United States is experiencing a rapid and profound transition from an industrial economy to a digital, global, and knowledge-based and service-based economy. Like much of America, our city and region has struggled with this economic transition. Our June 8th forum...

Help Wanted: Tackling the IT Talent Gap
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Friday, July 27, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Help Wanted: Tackling the IT Talent Gap

The United States is experiencing a rapid and profound transition from an industrial economy to a digital, global, and knowledge-based and service-based economy. Like much of America, our city and region has struggled with this economic transition. The Two Tomorrows,...

Dead Last: Northeast Ohio’s Economy is Lagging and It’s Time to Do Something About It
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Friday, June 08, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Dead Last: Northeast Ohio’s Economy is Lagging and It’s Time to Do Something About It

In late April, Business Insider ranked the top 40 U.S. metropolitan areas on economic strength. They used a number of metrics - unemployment rate and average weekly earnings, among others - and the Cleveland-Elyria metro area was ranked last, 40th...

CCMV Views & Brews: The Rust Belt Resurgence - Who Really Benefits?
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Monday, May 21, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

CCMV Views & Brews: The Rust Belt Resurgence - Who Really Benefits?

The Rust Belt, a term commonly used to describe metropolitan areas in the Midwest and Great Lakes region defined by an economic dependence on manufacturing, experienced a resurgence during the 2016 presidential campaign to describe, among other things, a time...

Help Wanted: Training for Tomorrow's Jobs Today
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Friday, April 20, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Help Wanted: Training for Tomorrow's Jobs Today

The United States is experiencing a rapid and profound transition from an industrial economy to a digital, global, and knowledge-based and service-based economy. Like much of America, our city and region hasstruggled with this economic transition. The Two Tomorrows, a...

Why Values Matter: A New Paradigm for Business, Politics, Communities, and Life
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Thursday, January 18, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Why Values Matter: A New Paradigm for Business, Politics, Communities, and Life

It seems that companies are required to provide more and more social good – whether it’s donating to charity, becoming a benefit corporation, or endorsing a humanitarian stance. However, there is significant pushback from implementing such initiatives, as they can...

Man vs. Machine: The Future of Manufacturing in Ohio
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Friday, November 17, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Man vs. Machine: The Future of Manufacturing in Ohio

Manufacturing output is growing in Ohio. Currently 20 percent above pre-2009 levels, the Ohio manufacturing sector has been investing in technology with productivity expected to increase by 75 percent by 2025 for the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio. However, the increased...

LinkedIn and the Future of Work
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Friday, September 29, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

LinkedIn and the Future of Work

Seventy nine percent of Americans who have looked for work in the last two years utilized online resources. Looming large is LinkedIn which consists of nearly 500 million registered users in 200 countries and territories. There are many issues facing our...

Lessons from Uplifting Leaders
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Thursday, July 13, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Lessons from Uplifting Leaders

Early in 2017, local consultants Barbara Brown and Margie Flynn (of BrownFlynn fame) released a book about leadership. Uplifting Leaders* (*Who Happen to be Women) weaves together advice and stories from 25 of the nation’s most influential female executives. With...

Going Disruptive Places: How a New Generation of Entrepreneurs are Revolutionizing Industries
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Thursday, May 18, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Going Disruptive Places: How a New Generation of Entrepreneurs are Revolutionizing Industries

Two of the main vanguards of the sharing economy are Airbnb and Uber, companies that found a way to monetize sunk costs. Airbnb currently has more than 100 million users and 640,000 hosts in 191 countries, while Uber boasts more...

#RallyTogether: Lessons from a Winning Team
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Friday, January 27, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

#RallyTogether: Lessons from a Winning Team

2016 was a banner year for the Cleveland Indians. Beset by injuries and owning one of the lowest payrolls in Major League Baseball, the Indians - under the guidance and direction of Manager Terry Francona - clinched the franchise's first...

From Apple to IBM: One Creative Company’s 30 Year Journey
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Friday, December 09, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

From Apple to IBM: One Creative Company’s 30 Year Journey

With a belief that creativity and technology have the power to change the world, Nancy Kramer founded Resource/Ammirati with Apple as its first client in 1981. More than three decades later, she still shares the same view

Maximizing Community Infrastructure to Spur Economic Development
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Friday, September 23, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Maximizing Community Infrastructure to Spur Economic Development

Chattanooga, Tennessee is a center of innovation. Starting in 2008, it began offering "internet faster than Google Fiber" to citizens and businesses. Currently, Chattanooga offers services up to 10-gigabits - which is 1,000 times faster than the average internet connection. But...

City Club of the Mahoning Valley CCMV: Economic Development in the Mahoning Valley
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Friday, September 16, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

City Club of the Mahoning Valley CCMV: Economic Development in the Mahoning Valley

The inaugural City Club of the Mahoning Valley: “Economic Development in the Mahoning Valley.”

Cleveland Driven: The Future of Automotive Design
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Friday, August 26, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Cleveland Driven: The Future of Automotive Design

In many ways, Cleveland has simultaneously shaped - and been shaped by - the automobile industry. In the 1920s, 70 percent of the steel made in Cleveland was destined for automotive manufacturing; the first traffic light was installed at East...

Regional Economic Development: A POTUS-Worthy Platform Proposal
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Regional Economic Development: A POTUS-Worthy Platform Proposal

Cleveland has long embraced an economic development strategy focused on a strong urban core and economic access and opportunity across all demographic groups. But how closely are our major party presidential candidates paying attention? The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) understands...

Happy Dog Takes on the World: Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
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Tuesday, May 03, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Happy Dog Takes on the World: Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Over the course of a decade-long recession, Puerto Rico has amassed a public debt of $72 billion, a staggering amount that the unincorporated U.S. territory is in danger of defaulting on in May. "Let us be clear: We have no cash...

Celebrating Excellence EVERYWHERE
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Wednesday, April 06, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Celebrating Excellence EVERYWHERE

Before the National Football League (NFL), there was the American Professional Football Association, founded in Canton in 1920. Because of its contribution to the sport, Canton was chosen as the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963....

Rebuilding our Energy Infrastructure
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Friday, February 05, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Rebuilding our Energy Infrastructure

The American energy landscape has shifted over the past few years. Shale gas, natural gas, and domestic oil production - along with solar power and other renewable energies - have increased dramatically. These changes affect the current United State...

Driving Corporate Innovation Through Personal Disruption
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Friday, January 29, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Driving Corporate Innovation Through Personal Disruption

The term "disruptive innovation" was coined in 1995 by Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School. It refers to an innovation that "creates new markets by discovering new categories of customers." Some of the most notable disruptive innovations to date include...

Masters of Innovation: The Nottingham Spirk Story
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Friday, January 15, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Masters of Innovation: The Nottingham Spirk Story

Cleveland-based business innovation firm Nottingham Spirk has nearly 1,000 patents that they have assigned to their clients/partners, all part of some of the most ubiquitous products in American life--the Crest Spin Brush, the Dirt Devil vacuum, the Swiffer SweeperVac, and...

Remarks from the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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Friday, November 13, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

Remarks from the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Loretta J. Mester is the eleventh president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Prior to her June 2014 appointment, she had been executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank...

Fred Talks: How to Build a Digital Economy in Cleveland
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Monday, September 21, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Fred Talks: How to Build a Digital Economy in Cleveland

Fred Talks build on Cleveland Foundation founder Frederick Harris Goff’s legacy of innovative thinking by inviting community members to learn, engage with one another, and champion new ideas in conversations with local and national thoughtleaders. Each event features a thought-provoking...

The Market that Moves America: Importance of the U.S. Middle Market
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

The Market that Moves America: Importance of the U.S. Middle Market

With revenues between $10M and $1B, the nearly 200,000 companies that comprise the U.S. middle market encompass 44.5 million jobs, account for one third of total private employment, and generate more than $10 trillion in combined revenues annually. If looked...

Current Challenges Facing the Banking Industry
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Wednesday, September 09, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

Current Challenges Facing the Banking Industry

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is the primary regulator and supervisor of national banks and federal savings associations. The OCC supervises more than 1,600 financial institutions with collective assets of $10.9 trillion or 71 percent of...

The National Debt and the 2016 Campaign
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Thursday, August 06, 2015, 8:00 a.m.

The National Debt and the 2016 Campaign

The U.S. national debt is at post-war record highs, both in dollars and as a share of the economy. And not only has it grown from 35 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2007—about the post-war average—to 74...

Inevitable: How Disruptive Shifts In Technology and Behavior Are Redefining Cities Across The Globe
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Thursday, July 16, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

Inevitable: How Disruptive Shifts In Technology and Behavior Are Redefining Cities Across The Globe

New technologies and disruptive trends are radically reshaping the face of cities across the globe. As an increasing number of cities are confronted by new economic forces, such as Uber and Airbnb, organizations are being forced to react and respond...

Remarks by Janet Yellen
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Friday, July 10, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

Remarks by Janet Yellen

In an address in Providence, Rhode Island on May 22nd, Janet L. Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank, said that the central bank is likely to raise interest rates for the first time since 2006. She stated, “I think...

Building Economic Resilience in the Great Lakes Metros
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Monday, June 29, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

Building Economic Resilience in the Great Lakes Metros

Deindustrialization, a more global economy, and a changing demographic have resulted in profound challenges for cities and metropolitan areas in the Great Lakes region over the past three or more decades. Among them are the loss of well-paying jobs in...

Business as a Force for Good
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Friday, June 05, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

Business as a Force for Good

The world has witnessed a 25-year trend of declining poverty in the world's poorest nations. Currently, less than one billion people live in extreme poverty, defined as having an income of $1.25 per day. In an effort to continue this...

How Not to Help the Black Underclass
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Friday, May 29, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

How Not to Help the Black Underclass

It is thought that efforts such as minimum wage laws, affirmative action in higher education, and soft-on-crime laws are intended to help the poor - and poor minorities in particular. However, author Jason L. Riley argues that these efforts to...

What's Up with the Labor Market?
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

What's Up with the Labor Market?

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Commissioner Erica L. Groshen will discuss the importance of BLS data and how it can be used to make critical business decisions. BLS offers a variety of key economic information on compensation, employment trends, consumer...

A Plan for Growth: Ohio and the Next State Budget
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Friday, February 27, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

A Plan for Growth: Ohio and the Next State Budget

In November, 2014, State Representative Cliff Rosenberger was selected to serve as the 102nd Speaker of the Ohio House, making him the second youngest speaker in Ohio House history. Representative Rosenberger is currently serving his second term at the Ohio House...

2015 State of Manufacturing
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Friday, February 06, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

2015 State of Manufacturing

Fueled by the American domestic energy boom, groundbreaking innovation and world-leading productivity, manufacturing in the United States is on the move. In communities nationwide, manufacturers are bringing cutting-edge products to market, they’re inventing new technologies, and they’re transforming the American...

Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace

How you work depends in large part on the space in which you occupy at work. Why do we work in large office buildings? How did the cubicle become a popular, yet detested, work space? How has rapidly changing technology...

10 Years. $100 Million. A Look at the Work of The Fund for Our Economic Future.
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Tuesday, December 09, 2014, 12:00 p.m.

10 Years. $100 Million. A Look at the Work of The Fund for Our Economic Future.

Ten years ago, a group of concerned philanthropic organizations came together for a landmark civic engagement project. Voices and Choices convened meetings throughout Northeast Ohio and brought together thousands of voices from every sector of our regional economy. Conceived as...

Why Japan Still Matters
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Friday, December 05, 2014, 12:00 p.m.

Why Japan Still Matters

A few months ago, Honda in Ohio built its 10 millionth Accord, and Honda in the U.S. just became a net exporter. According to Kazuyuki Katayama, Ph.D., Consul General for Japan in Detroit, Japan is Ohio’s top foreign investor. Join...

Start-Ups @ the City Club Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 12:00 p.m.

Start-Ups @ the City Club Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies

Michael E. Goldberg, visiting assistant professor of design and innovation at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, will moderate a panel discussion as part of his massive open online course (MOOC) Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning...

Investing in Midwest Innovation
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Monday, October 27, 2014, 12:00 p.m.

Investing in Midwest Innovation

It's a myth that innovation can only thrive in Silicon Valley. Over the last several years, the Midwest - including Northeast Ohio - has emerged as a hotbed of innovation and entrepreneurship in in areas of healthcare and technology. ...

Planning, Process and Possibility
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Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:00 p.m.

Planning, Process and Possibility

Ronald A. Ratner is a member of the board of directors for Forest City Enterprises, Inc., and is president and CEO of the Forest City Residential Group, which manages all of the company’s multifamily housing efforts, including development, ownership, management...

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Monday, March 31, 2014, 7:00 a.m.

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Susan Helper
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Friday, January 17, 2014, 12:00 p.m.

Susan Helper

Susan Helper discusses the importance of having a vital manufacturing economy in the U.S. She says in order to keep innovating, manufacturers have to keep producing, as well as collaborating with one another to foster ideas. Helper also emphasizes "spillover"...

Blair Levin
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Friday, November 22, 2013, 12:00 p.m.

Blair Levin

Blair Levin discusses the next generation of broadband innovation in American cities. He says Cleveland should be proud of its role in driving the movement of broadband innovation, but not content in an ever-evolving system. Levin also talks about the...

Startups At The City Club
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Thursday, November 07, 2013, 12:00 p.m.

Startups At The City Club

Featuring Chris Heivly, Managing Director, The Startup Factory; Paul Singh, Venture Partner, 500 Startups; Alexis Giles, Vice President of Business Development, MOX TV; and BT, Composer, Technologist, Recording Artist.

Case Downtown: Who Needs the Stock Market?
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 12:00 p.m.

Case Downtown: Who Needs the Stock Market?

Lawrence Mitchell, Dean of Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Baker & Hostetler Professor of Law, discusses the utility of the stock market.

Remaking America
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Friday, July 12, 2013, 12:00 p.m.

Remaking America

Featuring Dr. Irene Petrick, Penn State University Professor; Carl Pope, Former Executive Director, Sierra Club; Sridhar Kota, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan. Moderated by Scott Paul, President, Alliance for American Manufacturing. An in-depth discussion on the current state...

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